Tuesday, September 20, 2011
NORTH EAST, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team placed fifth out of nine teams at the Penn State Behrend Invitational held Tuesday at the Lake View Country Club in North East. The Titans shot a 324 with four players shooting 83 or lower.
Freshman Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, Pa./Pine-Richland) led Westminster with a 78 to tie for seventh place overall.
Senior David Mlinarich (North Huntingdon, Pa. /Norwin) also shot an 80 for the Titans, followed by sophomores Chris Molnar (Easton, Pa./Easton) and David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson).
La Roche won with a 311 led by medalist Kevin Loutsenhizer's 71.
Westminster is off until the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championships Sept. 26-27 at Oak Tree Country Club in West Middlesex, Pa., for the first two rounds of a four-round championship that will be concluded in the spring.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.